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Lens: AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G IF ED VR

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A compact and lightweight high-power zoom lens for Nikon digital SLRs,

Key features

  • Offers the broad 18-200mm focal range (11.1x zoom) for use in a variety of situations (equivalent to a 27-300mm lens in 35mm format)
  • Enhanced Vibration Reduction (VRII) offers the equivalent of using a shutter speed 4 stops faster
  • Two ED glass and three aspherical lens elements
  • Incorporates a compact SWM (Silent Wave Motor) for quiet focusing
  • Enables focusing from as close as 50cm (20 in.) from the subject through its entire focal range
  • M/A mode for rapid switching between autofocus and manual focus operation
  • Seven-blade rounded diaphragm opening

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Lens details


Lense Name AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G IF ED VR


NDB Number -Unique Ref. NDB L18 NDB Number Lense 18 Class Info Automatic DX Type Zoom Wide Colour Black Year Intro 2005 Current current

Approximate Price

Price Approx £ GB New Info 428.00 Price approx $US new 657.96 Price approx Euro new 483.64 Year price last checked Info 2008 Price £ GB Auction 368.88 Price $US Auction 567.08 Price Euro Auction 416.83 Year price last checked Info 2009 Auction Count 33 Type of price of Auction U

Focal Length

Focal Length Minimum. Info 18.0 Focal Length Maximum Info 200.0 Equivalent Film Foc. Len. Info  


Aperture Widest 3.5 Aperture Widest Max Zoom 5.6 Aperture Narrowest 22.0 Aperture Narrowest Max Zoom 36.0

Lens Name Features

DX DX AF AF-S D Distance Information D G No Aperture Ring. G IF Internal Focusing IF ED Extra Low Dispertion ED VR Vibration Reduction VR2 Zoom Y Micro   Fisheye  

Nikon Code Features

ASP Ashpherical lens elements ASP SWM Silent Wave Motor swm CRC Close-Range Correction Sys   M / A ma A/M mode (autofocus + man override)   A-M switch.Locks the focus ring   ML Meniscus Protective Lens   SIC Nikon Super Integrated Coating SIC RF Rear Focusing   N Nano Crystal Coat   RD Rounded Diaphram   DC Defocus-image Control   HRI High Refractive Index lens  

Physical Features

Elements 16 Groups 12 Weight (gramms( 560 Size 77 x 96.5


Power of Magninication 11.1 Zoom Control Manual, via separate zoom ring


Filter Size 72 Filter Frame   Front Filter Attachement does not rotate Circular Polarizing Filter   Circular Polarizing Filter2 Useable AF-3 Info   AF-4 Info   Built-in / rear Filter. n/a Slip On n/a


View Angle 76.00 View Angle Max Zoom 8.00 Closest 0.50 Maximum reproduction ratio. Info 1/4.5 Distance Scale yes M/A Manual / Automatic Focus Available Focus Limit Switch N/A Focus Preset   Focus Lock Button n/a Automatic / Manual mode Switch   Infra Red Compensation Scale  


Tripod Mount n/a


Optional Accessories   Included Accs. 72mm Snap-on front lens cap LC-72, Rear lens cap LF-1, Bayonet hood HB-35, Flexible lens pouch CL-1018

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